The Reusable Christmas Card is a concept we thought up to create a chain of recipients, making a communal way to get in touch each year and spread the “collective christmas cheer” whilst saving paper at the same time.
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A total of 125 coffee trees from a disused coffee plantation in New South Wales were used on the Farm and they have been sold to someone who will replant them in Victoria. Over 2,000 tropical plants were used to create the jungle effect; these will be given back to the nursery that donated them for the duration of the Festival.
On the product there are pockets that contain a system of wires that will allow the user to shape the flat canvas into the final desired 3D shape. The user spreads out the product on the ground, wets it with a hose, the water penetrates the canvas and wets the Concrete mixture. Finally when the watering process is finished, the user pulls the wires and creates the 3D shape.
It’s a spacious environment where a family with two children can comfortably spread out. The walls are clad with wood panels and the windows almost disappear in the exterior’s network of branches. The room is 17m² and has separate bedrooms, bathroom, and living area. You enter the Bird’s Nest with the help of a retractable staircase.
The material is surprisingly strong, despite being light and very easy to manage. It can be of a white coat, which acts as a canvas onto which, one can print or even paint. The cardboard elements are held with a colourful seat belt strap, which is an attractive addition to the ensemble. Light and eco-friendly furniture, with an unconventional combination of materials.
The installation for the new men’s accessories collection has been designed to conserve the quality spaces in the new showroom, with large windows creating a constant overlapping between the indoor areas and the city outside. The facades of the historical buildings around the showroom act as a backdrop for the display elements, creating a theatrical and striking effect.
Perhaps, Philips suggests, the time has come to look beyond electrically dependent alternatives to a biological source of light: bacteria. That’s the idea behind the Dutch electronics company’s Bio-Light concept, which harnesses the light generated by bioluminescent microorganisms–a disinterested move by a company in the business of making all sorts of light bulbs.